Last week, it was announced that Lady Di’s plaque, which commemorates locations where historically significant people lived or worked, will be placed at her Coleherne Court flat. Diana shared the apartment with three pals, Carolyn Bartholomew, Virginia Pitman and Ann Bolton, before getting engaged to Prince Charles.
“We are expecting our plaque to Diana, Princess of Wales to be very popular. She was an inspiration and cultural icon to many, raising awareness of issues including landmines and homelessness, and helping to destigmatize illnesses such as HIV, leprosy and depression. It seems fitting that we should erect a plaque commemorating her work and influence in what would have been her 60th year,” Anna Eavis, English Heritage’s curatorial director, said in a statement according to People,
Per the outlet, the plaque will read:
later Princess of Wales
Lucky for us, the Princess of Wales’s brother, Charles Spencer, shared an update of the monument’s progress on Thursday. “I'm tickled pink by these photographs showing a blue plaque being made for Coleherne Court, where Diana was so happy with her wonderful flat mates in her late teens," he captioned the post. “Thank you, @englishheritage, for such a lovely tribute.
We can’t wait to see the finished product.
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